Palestinian medical sources reported that two tunnel workers died of wounds sustained due to a gas leak that led to an explosion inside as siege-busting tunnel, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza StripThe sources added that medics and rescue teams managed to locate seven persons who went missing in the tunnel; three of them were wounded while two of the three died of their wounds later on
Two Moderately Injured In Tunnel Gas Leak Incident
Updated From; Sat, 24 Sep 2011 23:24:27
Palestinian medical sources reported that two Palestinians suffocated in a siege-busting tunnel between Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and Egypt, due to gas leak accident. The two are in moderate conditions.
The sources added that the two were moved to a local hospital for treatment, and that their condition is now described as moderate.
Last week, two Palestinian youth were killed when a siege-busting tunnel collapsed on them.
Similar tunnel accidents led to dozens of casualties among the Palestinians in the area.